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ERIC Number: ED010908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jan-26
Pages: 24
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Reference Count: 0
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SECOND ANNUAL FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF FORMER HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS.
DELAVAN, FRANK E.
IN THE 1964-65 AND 65-66 SCHOOL YEARS, TWO FOLLOWUP STUDIES OF FORMER HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS PROVIDED DATA FOR ASSESSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. QUESTIONNAIRES WERE COMPLETED AND RETURNED BY 624 FORMER PUPILS FROM A SAMPLE OF 2,653 WHO ENTERED THE 10TH GRADE IN THE FALL OF 1959 OR THE SPRING OF 1960. ANALYSIS OF THE RESPONSES COVERED THE FOLLOWING AREAS--(1) EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND, (2) PRESENT EMPLOYMENT OR SCHOOL STATUS, (3) OCCUPATIONS OF FULL-TIME WORKERS, (4) ADEQUACY OF HIGH SCHOOL PREPARATION, (5) COMPARISON BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND POST-HIGH SCHOOL CAREER PLANS, (6) TIME OF SELECTION OF LIFE EMPLOYMENT GOALS, AND (7) INFLUENCES LEADING TO THE SELECTION OF EMPLOYMENT GOALS. THE STUDY FOUND THAT OF THOSE SAMPLED (1) 28.2 PERCENT ATTENDED SCHOOL FULL TIME AND 28.5 PERCENT WORKED FULL TIME, (2) 47.3 PERCENT WORKED IN CLERICAL OR KINDRED OCCUPATION, (3) 50.0 PERCENT DECIDED ON THEIR LIFE EMPLOYMENT GOALS IN COLLEGE, AND (4) 7.9 PERCENT REGARDED HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS AND TEACHERS AS THE MOST IMPORTANT INFLUENCE IN THE SELECTION OF EMPLOYMENT GOALS. (GB)
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Authoring Institution: Sacramento City Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: California (Sacramento)